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On Making Sense of Critiques

Let’s be honest: taking critique can be tough. It’s something every writer needs to learn how to handle, and it only happens with experience.

Sometimes I go in to a critique knowing that there’s something—an exchange of dialogue, a transition, rushed action—I need to work on. 505 more words

Writing

Listen to yourself

For the last six months I’ve been co-facilitating a peer mentoring group for postdocs, a group initiated by our postdoctoral affairs office. We’re seven people, all in some kind of biomedical research, but not necessarily with the same career goals. 652 more words

Academia

Writing: My Strengths and Weaknesses

Sooooooooooo, it’s come to this.

The inevitable strengths and weaknesses post.

*pushes up sleeves*

Let’s do this thing.

I’m going to hit weaknesses first. Why? Because I’m more comfortable in this arena. 1,074 more words

Jessica Jarman

Let's all stick to our strengths

I’ve been frustrated with one of my coworkers recently, because he’s the kind of person that likes to jump in and help without being asked. He has the best of intentions and he’s super nice otherwise, but it drives me nuts. 401 more words

Life And Other Musings

Reorganizing the Reorganization

This clip, from the show Parks and Recreation on NBC, starts with Ron Swanson, the director of the Parks Department, very unhappy with the changes that the new City Manager, Chris, has implemented. 145 more words

Forgiveness

There is a certain line in the Lord’s Prayer I’d like to reflect on:
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Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. 118 more words

Strengths And Weaknesses

Fear of Success

I’ve often thought that I’ve harbored a fear of failure. However, recently that thought has been altered. Rather than a fear of failure, I may instead have a fear of success. 208 more words

Strengths And Weaknesses